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Arctic coastal environment of Alaska. Vol. 1
Howard M. Feder
|Statement||H. M. Feder, D. G. Shaw and A. S. Naidu.|
|Series||Sea grant report -- no. 76-3, (IMS report ; no. 76-1)|
|Contributions||Naidu, A. S. 1936- joint author., Alaska Sea Grant Program.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||161 p. :|
|Number of Pages||161|
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